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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fake solicitors foiled in alleged burglary

Three suspects were recently arrested by Livermore police after allegedly trying to burglarize a Livermore home. According...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Ima Knutt, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 7 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 148 comments | 3881 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

If you're thinking about buying, do it now

With all the angst over real estate these days, prospective buyers might think it's wise to wait a while before "moving up"...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by do it now..., on Mar 31, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1630 Views

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2nd BART union rejects management's contract offer

Members of BART's largest union yesterday voted overwhelmingly against management's contract offer, which the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:12 am | 13 comments | 1472 Views

SPORTS

Prose to Pundancy

Life in the Russell Senate Office Building moves at a whole different pace than the one Pleasanton's Kathleen Antrim was...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 3167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business News: June sales up for Ross Stores

Off-price retailer Ross Stores has reported increases in comparable store sales for the month of June. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by mbt fuaba, on Jul 21, 2010 at 7:50 am | 3 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

State transportation commission OKs $20 million for BART tramway to Oakland Airport

BART's proposed 3.2-mile elevated tramway between the Oakland Coliseum station and the Oakland airport moved closer to becoming...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Albert, on Sep 26, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 5 comments | 1312 Views

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Danville service today for girl believed to have jumped from Golden Gate Bridge

The parents of a Danville girl believed to have jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge last week will hold a celebration of her...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Big Poppa, on May 30, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens stabbed on First Street; 16-year-old arrested

Counselors were immediately made available at Village High School to talk to students after two Pleasanton teens were seriously...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by 188IQ, on Sep 20, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 14 comments | 2223 Views

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Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 4233 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2934 Views

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Congratulations to our first Find the Fair logo ticket winner!

Congratulations to ==B Bill Bennett,== the winner of four Alameda County Fair tickets in the first week of the Find the Fair...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by sharon, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 1461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 3323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey under way for new parks, recreation plan for Pleasanton

A survey group commissioned by the city of Pleasanton has started a telephone survey of residents to seek input on a new...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rent' performance at 8 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center

"Rent," which features rockin' music and energized, evocative dancing, is at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton at 8...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Theatre, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push for changes in school lice policy

Parents got some of the changes but not all they were hoping for in a recent update to the lice policy by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 3448 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Insurance commissioner gives homeowners tips in wake of devastating fires in Southern California

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Friday that homeowners' insurance policies may cover living expenses as well...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on May 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2863 Views

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Lucky to close San Ramon store next month; Chili's restaurant closed this week

The Lucky supermarket in the Crow Canyon Place shopping center in San Ramon will permanently close its doors Sept. 28, a...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 30, 2013 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2245 Views
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